On May 16-19, 2018, the Open Championship of the Sverdlovsk Region on inclusive sailing was held in Yekaterinburg on the basis of the yacht club «Komatek». The competition was implemented with the support of the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.

This year the new exclusive format of the competition “Inclusion 2” was held for the first time in the Championship, which assumes that the yachts are fully managed by blind participants, and professional skippers help them only with words!

The championship was also implemented in the traditional “Inclusion 8” format, the crew of which consists of an inclusive team, including people with disabilities and people without disabilities.

The regatta was attended by representatives of various regions of Russia: Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Samara regions.

In addition, participation in the Championship was attended by various companies:

  • Sverdlovsk regional medical College;
  • Sverdlovsk regional public organization of disabled and veterans of military conflicts “Arsenal”;
  • Sverdlovsk regional public charitable organization “Children’s disabled sports and health center”

The competition was incredibly interesting, colorful, all the participants got great pleasure from the championship.

As a result of intense struggle, the participants showed the following results:

 

Inclusion 2

Inclusion 8

The award ceremony was attended by Medvedskaya Dilyara Rashidovna, First Deputy Minister of social policy of the Sverdlovsk region. She congratulated all the participants on the successful completion of the Championship and wished them further success.

The next inclusive regattas will be held in Riga (Latvia) on 1 and 2 June, in Kaliningrad (Russia) on 14 and 15 July. Take part, come and cheer for the inclusive crew!

We invite everyone to participate in the expedition “Sails of the spirit 2018” in the Baltic sea, which will begin on June 1! And also we invite you at the III Russian Congress of people with disabilities, which will be held in September 2018 in Sevastopol.

We express our gratitude to our partners who helped in the preparation and implementation of the open Championship of the Sverdlovsk region on inclusive sailing:

  1. The State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM;
  2. Yacht club “Komatek”;
  3. Sverdlovsk sailing Federation;
  4. Institute of management design and competitive strategies;
  5. “Promsystem”;
  6. Sverdlovsk regional medical College.